Heatstroke

Heatstroke

Background A 4-year-old boy died of heatstroke in Wichita Falls after gaining access to a vehicle in the family’s driveway on Saturday, July 18.  The outside temperature in Wichita Falls on Saturday was 96°. In 2020, this is the 10th...
Medic 24 Is On The Road!

Medic 24 Is On The Road!

As you may have seen around town, the new RED ambulance rolling around town. This new unit is officially Medic 24 and is in service as of June 1, 2020! With some help from Assistant Chief Jim Jones, I was able to get some insight to the process of purchasing this...
Firework Safety

Firework Safety

“Remember while celebrating the holidays to stay SAFE! Family + Friends + Fun + Fireworks Safety = a holiday with great memories.” Fire Chief Jeff McNeel What could go wrong? This year, Independence Day will look wildly different than ever before. Thanks...
Home Cooking Fires

Home Cooking Fires

Help! Our KITCHEN is on FIRE!!!!     In June 2020, our department responded to a structure fire in our district. The crews arrived on scene to find a one-story residential house with heavy smoke showing in the front.   A crew of two entered the...